COMMERCIAL AVIATION Ilyushin and United Aircraft Corp. are to modernize Russia’s Il-96 widebody airliner. Stretched by 31.7 ft. over the Il-96-300 to accommodate 390 passengers, the Il-96-400M will have improved Aviadvigitel PS-90A1 engines and updated avionics. To be produced by Voronezh Aircraft, first flight is planned for 2019. Singapore Airlines plans to buy 20 Boeing 777-9s and add 19 787-10s to its previous launch order for 30, with options for six more of each type. The ...
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